More than half of the world’s 1.3 billion Muslims, and 60% of the world’s Christians, live along the ‘tenth parallel’. This latitudinal line, spanning the globe ten degrees north of the equator, is the subject of Eliza Griswold’s startling new book, an unflinching investigation of the jagged ideological and geographical faultline where Christianity and Islam meet. Published widely both as a journalist and a prize-winning poet, Griswold takes us on a journey through some of the world’s most fascinating – and divided – societies.
Eliza Griswold is a poet, reporter and author of The Tenth Parallel. Eliza is a fellow at the New America Foundation. She received both the first Robert I. Friedman Award for investigative reporting and a 2010 Rome Prize from the American Academy in Rome. She was a 2007 Nieman Fellow at Harvard Univ... Read more
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